family Tachinidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Tachinidae - parasites on other insectsfamily Tachinidae - parasites on other insects    
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
tachina fly - bristly fly whose larvae live parasitically in caterpillars and other insects; important in control of noxious insects
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A catalogue of the Diptera of the Americas South of the United States: Family Tachinidae (Lavaevoridae).
Other parasitic insects are Tachinid flies (family Tachinidae), and bee flies (family Bombyliidae).